Company Culture & Our Community
Our focus on quality begins with each and every employee. Teamwork, open communications, and continual training give our employees the resources to be successful and fosters a rewarding and pleasant work environment. We encourage a life balance of work, family, fun and community involvement. See our News & Events page for information on our annual charity Golf Tournament and other community initiatives.
Open communication is facilitated by monthly employee meetings. Sales, quality, operations status and forecasts are presented and openly discussed. Employee achievements, birthdays and service anniversaries are recognized and awarded and new employees are introduced at each meeting.
An Activities Committee was formed in late 2006; it’s first task, the annual Christmas party which was a,” too-much tasty food, lots of gifts, lots of laughs and karaoke wailing” blast! This volunteer committee planned and hosted several activities in 2007 including Luncheons and Spirit events throughout the year, March Madness, 20th Anniversary Sign Unveiling, 4th of July Cook Out, Halloween Costume Contest, and the grand finale – Christmas Party. There were gifts for all. After a successful, first full year, the Activities committee had a schedule of events in place for 2008 and forged ahead, aiming to facilitate ongoing fun and festivities.
Intercon is located in the mid-Atlantic region, midway between New York and Florida, in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Just 3 to 4 hours away is our Nations capital to the North and the Tidewater region to the East, featuring historic Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Virginia Beach and the Eastern shore. Less than 2 hours away is Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia and Monticello; Richmond the state capital; Lexington, home of Virginia Military Institute; and Blacksburg, home of Virginia Tech. Local attractions include Smith Mountain Lake, Wintergreen Resort, Appomattox Civil War Surrender Grounds, National D-Day Memorial, Peaks of Otter, the Jefferson National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway and more.
Forest, Virginia is a suburb of Lynchburg, in Bedford County, and is characterized by spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a family oriented and quality of living paced community, and strong economic growth. The city of Lynchburg and the counties that surround it are known as Region 2000, meaning the 2000 square mile area in the heart of Virginia. Region 2000 is not just geography, it is a dynamic collaboration of initiatives and programs, businesses, organizations and local governments, & goals and vision; all aimed toward continual enhancements for every aspect of the region.
Forbes Magazine ranks Lynchburg 28th out of 200 metro areas
Forbes ranked Lynchburg high in areas such as cost of doing business, cost of living, crime rate, job growth and net migration.